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Lake Minnewanka Cruise provided by Brewster Sightseeing

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20-08-05 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-08-05 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Soak up the majestic views of the Canadian Rockies through panoramic windows during this interpretive cruise. This boat tour of Lake Minnewanka includes Devil’s Gap, nestled in Banff National Park. Nature lovers will enjoy scanning the lakeshore for wildlife while the captain narrates. Hourly departures from Banff suit any sightseeing schedule.
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Banff
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    Lake Minnewanka
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    Our most popular cruise on the lake invites you to discover the story of Minnewanka Landing as you tour the beautiful valley landscape of Canada’s oldest National Park.
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Highlights
  • Lake Minnewanka cruise offers majestic views from every angle
  • Panoramic tour includes folklore and other narration
  • Guide points out deer, bald eagles, big-horned sheep, and occasional bears
  • Boat dock is just a short drive from the town of Banff
Important Information
Departure Point
Banff, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta
Duration
1h
Inclusions
  • Boat tour of Lake Minnewanka
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Minnewanka
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Tour time is first come, first serve on the day of. Tour times can be reserved in advance. Please see your ticket for instructions upon booking for further details.
  • Opening/closing dates are weather dependent
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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grateful4jays wrote a review Today
Calgary, Canada5 contributions
Our family took the cruise on August 1. We were on the waitlist and got in for the 5:30 pm trip. We tremendously enjoyed it. Our guide was entertaining and very informative. He was so kind to the kids on-board as he allowed them to ask questions. Thankful for the skills of
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Lena M wrote a review Yesterday
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Went on the tour the morning of my birthday, and it was absolutely incredible. Dan had an incredible energy, and a great rapport with Mackenzie. They shared some great stories about the area, while providing such a great view. Highly recommend to anyone who's in the area, it was
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from PursuitCollection, General Manager at Lake Minnewanka Cruise
Responded today
Thank you for the recommendation and happy belated birthday :) Dan and Mackenzie are incredible, glad you had the opportunity to cruise with them. We hope to see you again in the future. All the best, Travis Mann GM, Lake Minnewanka Cruise
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Dianne S wrote a review Aug. 9
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We took the cruise on .august 5, a beautiful sunny warm day. Being on the lame was so calming and serene. The guide imparted so much interesting information regarding the history of the lake....e wish the cruise was longer!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from PursuitCollection, General Manager at Lake Minnewanka Cruise
Responded 3 days ago
What a great review! Thank you for sharing and for taking our cruise. So great reading you enjoyed yourselves and wished the cruise was longer! All the best, Travis Mann GM, Lake Minnewanka Cruise
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canadianspierce722 wrote a review Aug. 9
Terrace, Canada481 contributions42 helpful votes
We had a cruise with Matt & Kenji. They were both wonderful, they made the cruise very enjoyable & also entertaining. It was very nice to be out on the water & learn about Lake Minnewanka.
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Response from PursuitCollection, General Manager at Lake Minnewanka Cruise
Responded 3 days ago
Hi again canadianspierce722, thank you for another review! Great reading your comments on Matt and Kenji. I agree, they are both wonderful. Thrilled learning they added to your experience. Hope to see you again in the future. Travis Mann GM, Lake Minnewanka Cruise
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Ozy55 wrote a review Aug. 7
Edmonton, Canada5 contributions1 helpful vote
The boat cruise experience became even more fun with Makenzie's storytelling about Lake Minnewanka, the mountains and bear 122 (The Boss). Melissa (the captain) was cheerful and friendly. My kids had a good time talking to both of them. Wonderful experience.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from PursuitCollection, General Manager at Lake Minnewanka Cruise
Responded 5 days ago
Awesome! Thank you Ozy55 for this wonderful review of our cruise and for calling our Captain's Mackenzie and Melissa. You were lucky to cruise with couple of our finest! I'd say more about how wonderful they both are, but I don't want it to go to their heads ;) Thanks for sharing. Regards, Travis Mann GM, Lake Minnewanka Cruise
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About the operator

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By: Brewster Sightseeing
Rebmorzac
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Kate and Sam...a great team
My wife and I have done this type of cruise in several locations in various locations in Europe, the US and Canada
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G563MAmariav
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Awesome Maligne lake cruise
Beautiful scenery. Awesome service from Flo and Katie cruise staff (tour guide and captain). We ought to preserve h
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555curtm
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Great Cruise
First time on the tour. Beautiful scenery and great boat (the new one). Cap’n Marc and guide, Meg, did a great job
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Lynn R
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Scenic and Safe Tour
During this challenging time, we were so impressed by the great care that the staff took to minimize the risk of Co
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167keric
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Refreshing tour!
I went on a solo adventure and every three years I like to take the tour to the island to see how things have chang
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RayC737
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Amazing Experience!
My wife, daughter and I went on the first cruise of the day with Matt and Amelia. There were only five of us on the
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Picardsonholiday
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Amazing
What a thrilling visit to the Glacier Skywalk! Your heart will be racing, but once the butterflies have passed the
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VibbsLibbs77
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Relaxing tour
A very well planned cruise with great information all along, with our Guides Louis and Mark. Mark had a great sense
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bienbonita
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Awesome experience (even if it was a rainy day)! Shoutout to our crew/guide Nick for the info tidbits
Awesome experience (even if it was a rainy day)! Shout out to our crew/guide Nick for the info tidbits. We were a g
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notenajung
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Very experienced and talented staff
We did the combo during our visit to Jasper/Banff and loved the staff on this cruise the most. Nat and Elliot were
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FrcanRdv
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BEST CREW GIRLS (Becca and Courtney)
We went on the cruise with our friends (from France, better than Quebecois). Discovering for the first time the reg
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maggieerlick
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Great half day winter trip around Banff
Carson and Ellie, our guides, were wonderful! They had so much local information to share with us about history, ge
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BohemianChelle
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Winter Wonderland Tour
Booked this tour through Get Your Guide. Fully worth the money. So much to see but you don't feel rushed. Still ple
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louise s
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Winter wonderland tour-do it!!!
We were collected on time by driver Micheal and host Ellie. Both made our day ! 1st stop a view of Two Jacks lake
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D8524QElisaw
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Outstanding experience!
We had such a great time on this tour. Ellie and Mona were exceptional tour guides! The winter wonderland sights we
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